Name: ____________________ Group Name:____________________
Does Not Meet Standard
Progressing Toward Standard
Group is not receptive to feedback or individual ideas. PSA is choppy and does not flow.
Group is EITHER receptive to feedback OR individual ideas. Parts of PSA flow.
Group is receptive to feedback and individual ideas PSA ideas flow and are well thought through.
Group is receptive to feedback and uses feedback to improve the PSA. Group is open to individual ideas. PSA ideas flow and are well thought through.
No information sources were used.
Information sources used are either not relevant or not factual.
Some information sources used are relevant and factual. (1-3)
Information sources used are relevant and factual. (4-5)
No citations for information sources are given.
Some information sources used are cited.
All information sources used are cited in MLA format with some errors.
All information sources used are correctly cited in MLA format.
Uses 5 or fewer vocabulary words in presentation
Uses 6-9 vocabulary words in presentation
Uses 10-13 vocabulary words in presentation
Uses 14 or more vocabulary words in presentation
Total Score From Rubric _________ X 6 = Final Grade __________
- Use a wide range of idea creation techniques (such as brainstorming)
- Create new and worthwhile ideas
- Elaborate, refine, analyze, and evaluate their own ideas in order to improve and maximize creative efforts
- Work Creatively with Others
- Develop, implement, and communicate new ideas to others effectively
- Be open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives; incorporate group input and feedback into the work
- Demonstrate originality and inventiveness in work and understand the real world limits to adopting new ideas
- Act on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the field in which the innovation will occur
- Collect, assess, and analyze relevant information
- Reason effectively
- Use systems thinking
- Make accurate judgments and decisions
- Identify, define and solve authentic problems and essential questions
- Reflect critically on learning experiences, processes, and solutions
- Demonstrate ability to work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams
- Exercise flexibility and willingness to be helpful in making necessary compromises to accomplish a common goal
- Assume shared responsibility for collaborative work, and value the individual contributions made by each team member
- Work productively in teams for sustained periods of time to develop high-quality products
- Use effective interpersonal skills during conversations and discussions to build positive relationships with others and promote collaborative learning.
- Communicate interactively and effectively to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others using a range of contemporary tools, transmissions, and processes.
- Listen effectively to decipher meaning, including knowledge, values, attitudes and intentions. Communicate ideas through the creation of authentic products using a combination of words, data, and visual representations to inform, persuade, and entertain others.
- Communicate effectively in diverse environments (including multi-lingual). Show cultural understanding and global awareness when engaging with learners of other cultures.
- Deliver effective oral presentations to communicate the results of inquiry. Field questions to demonstrate conceptual understanding and knowledge, along with details about the inquiry process and collaboration experience
- Effectively communicate the source of information found and used in developing products
- The following vocabulary words should be used in your presentation::
- food chain
- food web
- limiting factors
- resources (food/water/shelter)